11 JU students suspended over ragging

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Publish: 7:40 PM, January 2, 2020 | Update: 7:40:PM, January 2, 2020

Shahadat Sumon, JU correspondent: The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have suspended eleven students for their involvement in ragging to the fresher students on the campus.

The decision was taken at meeting of JU syndicate where JU Vice-chancellor Professor Farzana Islam was in the chair. Syndicate member and acting register Rahima Kaniz confirmed it.

“All suspended students will not able to take part in regular classes and disallow to stay in dormitory for the next one year”, she said.

The suspended students are: Harun-ur-Rashid and Muhammad Mahbubul Alam of the Shaheed Salam-Barkat Hall, Raisul Islam Raju, Tawseef Abdullah, Salgna Rema, Zakir Hossain Jibon Md. Mahbubul Alam of Mowlana Bhasani Hall, Enamul Haque Tamim of Rabindranath Tagore Hall, Sayma Lima and Fariha Binte Haque of Begum Khaleda Zia Hall.

All are students of JU Journalism and Media Studies department under the academic session 2017-18 (47th batch).

Meanwhile, the authorities warned Naeem Hasan and Al Imran Hossain Talukder as they tried to protect the seniors despite being a victim of ragging.

University Proctor ASM Firoz ul Hasan declined to comment in this incident.

Earlier, The suspended students were reportedly physically and mentally harassed the fresher students (48th batch) of Journalism and Media Studies at the university`s central field.

Being informed, the chairman of the department Sheikh Adnan Fahad called the proctorial team to take action.

Later, a committee was formed to investigate the incident. According to the report of the committee, the Syndicate of the university decided to suspend those eleven students.